French: Paradisier festonné German: Schildparadiesvogel Spanish: Ave del paraíso festoneada
no locality = northern New South Wales, Australia
E coastal Australia from SE Queensland (Calliope Range, S of Rockhampton) S on Great Dividing Range, also some lowlands to E, to NE New South Wales (S to just N of Newcastle).
Male 30 cm, 134–155 g; female 29 cm, 86–112 g. Fairly large paradisaeid with long, decurved bill and short, barely graduated tail. Male has head (except... read more
Advertisement call of male an explosive "yaassss" (structurally similar to advertisement... read more
Subtropical and temperate rainforests; also wet sclerophyll forest adjacent to rainforest and dry... read more
Food and feeding
Fruits and animals, latter including wide variety of insects and spiders (Araneae); arthropods probably dominate diet, but relative... read more
Season Aug–Feb, peak in Sept–Jan, a presumed female with fledgling(s) mid-Feb and another mid-Mar; display at least Aug–... read more
Presumably resident. Some short-distance movement; during austral winter, some move from... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted range species: present in Eastern Australia EBA. CITES II. Common in upland forests in N of range; less abundant in remaining habitat in S... read more
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